Jar with zigzag handles
Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
4th–5th century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Syria
Height: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass, free blown with applied decoration
Not On View
Flat base; globular body with indented sides. Zigzag trail from shoulder to rim forming an ‘openwork cage’. Uncertain color. Intact; areas of iridescence.
By date unknown: Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz Collection (according to MFA file card: from Syria); gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz to MFA, December 12, 1907
Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz